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MoCI annual survey targets 963 medium and large industrial establishments

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Sun, 10/6/2018

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, represented by the Directorate-General of Industry, indicated that the percentage of work accomplished in the annual industrial survey of medium and large industrial establishments for 2017 amounted to 45 per cent, targeting 963 industrial establishments. The annual industrial survey aims at providing an integrated and up-to-date database on the industrial sector in the Sultanate.  The survey data are used in the development of plans, policies, development programmes and other purposes that serve development. The survey is carried out through field visits to the establishments and by sending the form via e-mail.
Ahmed bin Harib al Yaqoubi, Director of the Industrial Analysis and Publication Department at the Industrial Information Department of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said that industrial establishments covered by the industrial survey for 2017 are 371 establishments in the Governorate of Muscat, 220 establishments in the Governorate of North Al Batinah, 50 establishments in the Governorate of South Al Batinah, 47 establishments in the Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah, 96 establishments in the Governorate of Dhofar, 35 in the Governorate of Al Dhahirah, 48 establishments in the Governorate of Al Buraimi, 47 establishments in the Governorate of South Al Sharqiyah, 44 establishments in the Governorate of North Al Sharqiyah and 5 establishments in the Governorate of Musandam.
Al Yaqoubi said that the annual industrial survey is carried out in various governorates of the Sultanate to list the number of the industrial establishments operating in the Sultanate, which have the industrial registration and whose investment cost is RO 5,000 and more, and the number of workers in the facility exceeds nine workers to collect industrial data for the industrial sector for the fiscal year 2017. 

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